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Four prisoners escape from Buxar jail in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 15:37

Four prisoners accused of the murder of an under-trial today escaped from the Buxar sub-jail and a manhunt has been launched to nab them.

US Supreme Court rejects Rajat Gupta`s last bid to avoid jail

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:24

India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta will have to report to jail on June 17 to begin his two-year sentence on insider trading charges after the US Supreme Court rejected his last-ditch bid to stay out of prison while he appealed his conviction.

2 Indians jailed for Little India riot in Singapore

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 13:10

Two Indian workers were today sentenced to jail by a Singapore court after they admitted their involvement in the Little India riot last December, the city-state`s worst street violence in 40 years.

US Supreme Court denies Rajat Gupta's last bid to avoid jail

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 10:37

Gupta, convicted in 2012 of passing confidential board room information to his friend and business associate Raj Rajaratnam, is scheduled to begin his prison term on June 17.

Two accused in Shehla murder case beat up woman jail inmate

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 16:20

Two key accused in the murder case of RTI activist Shehla Masood allegedly beat up a woman inmate in the district jail here, police said today.

Australian jailed for poisoning daughter to get attention on Facebook

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:59

An Australian woman who deliberately poisoned her four-year-old daughter with cancer drugs then detailed the girl`s "fight for life" on Facebook to garner attention for herself was Wednesday jailed for six years.

Death row convict Yakub Memon pursuing PG course

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:53

Death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case whose execution was stayed by the Supreme Court last week, is appearing for MA (Political Science) examination in the central jail here.

Rihanna wishes out-of-jail Chris Brown well

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 17:05

Singer Rihanna reportedly wants former boyfriend and singer Chris Brown to "thrive" now that he is out of jail, but is keeping "major distance" between them.

Yashwant Sinha remains in jail, bail of 2 others rejected

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 21:22

As jailed BJP leader Yashwant Sinha remained in judicial custody, the bail of two party supporters were rejected by a local court on Saturday.

Prison training

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 15:16

Soon-to-be released inmates of Tihar jail are getting groomed to survive in the real world. Prachi Rege speaks to the trainers who have taken up the task of training the prisoners.

SC rejects Subrata Roy's bail plea again, lifts curbs on sale of assets

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 17:16

In a setback to Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who is in jail for the last three months, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed his plea to be put under house arrest but allowed the group to sell properties to mobilise Rs 5,000 crore in cash and an equal amount in bank guarantee for securing his release.

Chris Brown to remove bad influences in his life?

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 17:40

Rapper Chris Brown is reportedly determined to remove bad influences in his life, two days after his release from jail.